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            Every policy change and funding cut means schools, FE colleges, universities and training providers face an increasingly uncertain future.
            Education

            Whether you are a school, academy, FE college or university our specialist education team is committed to supporting and advising you on all your legal issues and protecting your reputation and commercial interests.

            "Their performance has been excellent. One thing that has stood out is their ability to spot risks and provide advice to allow us to avoid them."
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            Our sector-specific legal knowledge spans all areas of law, including employment, estates and property and governance. We work collaboratively to help you manage policy changes to funding, student litigation, outsourcing and shared services, risk assessment and management, mergers, technology, distance learning and e-learning, as well as international licensing, partnership and franchising.

            We help you to make smarter decisions and get the most out of the opportunities that you are presented with. We understand that you need us to provide decisive, prompt, practical, commercial and pragmatic advice. To be experts in how the law applies to your sector and help you identify and manage the challenges and opportunities that come with change.

            Most importantly, our specialist education team have a proven excellence, as well a commitment to the sector, and will be your trusted advisers when all around you is changing.

            DWF is delighted to have been appointed to the Crown Commercial Services framework for 'Wider Public Sector – Legal Services' (RM3788). This means that if you are a public sector organisation and you qualify to use this CCS framework, you can now appoint us through the contract. Find out more and download our prospectuses.

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            Legal Insight

            Ireland: Gender Discrimination in Promotion

            01 November 2019

            In the recent case before the Workplace Relations Commission, Pamela Brennan v BOM Scoil Mhuire agus Iosaf Junior School, a female teacher, who held the role of Deputy Principal, was awarded compensation in the amount of €93,498 after it was held that she was discriminated against on the grounds of gender in relation to a promotion.   

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            The Public Sector team are experts in working with sector organisations to improve of the economic and social wellbeing of their communities, and deliver high quality and cost effective services.

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            • Partner // Head of Public Sector // Head of EU Competition
            Connected Services offers a range of stand-alone consultative services that complement our legal offering in each of our core sectors.
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            As the technology arm of DWF Law we help you use technology to reduce your cost and improve customer service. Our suite of market leading risk mitigation products are all built on our robust, scaleable and flexible software platform, EvoSuite.

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